Dear John: Let My People Go

      "We are prophets of a future that is not our own." I wish that I had said that. It was penned by Bishop Ken Untener of Saginaw upon the death of an Archbishop.  I had a heavy moment last week as I taught an anti-trafficking workshop at church. In the midst of teaching, [...]

let’s ROAR

The tummy-tug rush of the sky scraper escalators whirls and twirls as I descend into the stomach of the Kalvin Ter metro in Budapest. I always breathe in and wait for the sensual recognition that free surfing the underground brings. I learned it first in Moscow and my mind returns to those turbulent days. For [...]

stupid literature

I didn't want to do it, but I watched it because my 13-year old said that I must. I made the mistake of taking her to Auschwitz. Then, she wanted to watch The Boy in Striped Pyjamas. I didn't think I should teach a class in literature but God seemed to push in that direction. Now [...]